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  • Registration opens for third History & Heritage race

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 2022 History & Heritage Race Series opened registration for the next virtual race April 1, featuring the fast and famous F-4 Phantom II, just in time for warmer running temperatures.The upcoming event marks the third of six virtual races in the series’s

  • Base to host public meeting April 27 on compatible-use study

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Base officials will host a public open house to inform community partners and stakeholders on the 2022 Air Installations Compatible Use Zones Study on April 27 at 6 p.m. in the Jones Room at Twin Base Golf Course.  Base leadership and 88th Civil Engineer Group

  • Commentary: A culture of inclusion is key to success

    March 31 is the Transgender Day of Visibility. This day celebrates the contributions and resilience of every transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary American, along with their communities. In recognition of this day, the AFMC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)

  • Public invited to Restoration Advisory Board meeting March 28

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH --  Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Environmental Restoration Team invites the public to take part in a virtual Restoration Advisory Board meeting March 28 at 7 p.m.Representatives from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center and 88th Civil Engineer Group have

  • Watch for warning signs during tornado season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH -- It’s that time of year again. As warmer weather slowly approaches, it’s important to brush up on your severe weather and tornado knowledge.Tornadoes are classified using the Enhanced Fujita scale from EF0 to EF5. An EF0 can produce light damage with winds of

  • Spotlight: Herman “Dutch” Mellema Jr.

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Name and rank: Herman “Dutch” Mellema Jr., Air Force civilianDuty title: Industrial security specialistUnit of assignment: Information Protection Directorate, 88th Air Base WingWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am an industrial security specialist with the 88th

  • Volunteer Spotlight: Simone Koram

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH --Name: Simone KoramDuty title: Organizational health & development officerOrganization: Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research LaboratoryReason for recognition?Simone Koram takes care of all customers and partners by providing assistance, support, resources and

  • Effective communication key to understanding others

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- During a recent staff meeting, the topic of different communication styles and methods seemed to be a recurring theme.As a result, it got me thinking about how we communicate and how dependent we have become on various modalities of correspondence. Texting,

  • AFIT to award more than 220 diplomas March 24

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management will present more than 220 master’s and doctorate degrees at a graduation ceremony March 24.The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

  • Dayton, Wright-Patt team up for Big Hoopla

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton community displayed their mutual support and pride for each other on and off the court the week of March 13 amidst the Big Hoopla festivities, culminating in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament First Four. 2022